Neural Mechanisms of Addiction

Neural Mechanisms of Addiction is the only book available that synthesizes the latest research in the field into a single, accessible resource covering all aspects of how addiction develops and persists in the brain. The book summarizes our most recent understanding on the neural mechanisms underlying addiction. It also examines numerous biobehavioral aspects of addiction disorders, such as reinforcement learning, reward, cognitive dysfunction, stress, and sleep and circadian rhythms that are not covered in any other publication. Readers with find the most up-to-date information on which to build a foundation for their future research in this expanding field. Combining chapters from leading researchers and thought leaders, this book is an indispensable guide for students and investigators engaged in addiction research. Transcends multiple neural, neurochemical and behavioral domains Summarizes advances in the field of addiction research since the advent of optogenetics Discusses the most current, leading theories of addiction, including molecular mechanisms and dopamine mechanisms

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  • Author : Mary Torregrossa
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 306 pages
  • ISBN : 0128123311
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Neural Mechanisms of Addiction

Neural Mechanisms of Addiction
  • Author : Mary Torregrossa
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 24 August 2018
GET THIS BOOKNeural Mechanisms of Addiction

Neural Mechanisms of Addiction is the only book available that synthesizes the latest research in the field into a single, accessible resource covering all aspects of how addiction develops and persists in the brain. The book summarizes our most recent understanding on the neural mechanisms underlying addiction. It also examines numerous biobehavioral aspects of addiction disorders, such as reinforcement learning, reward, cognitive dysfunction, stress, and sleep and circadian rhythms that are not covered in any other publication. Readers with find

The Wiley Handbook on the Cognitive Neuroscience of Addiction

The Wiley Handbook on the Cognitive Neuroscience of Addiction
  • Author : Stephen J. Wilson
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 07 July 2015
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This volume provides a thorough and up-to-date synthesis of the expansive and highly influential literature from the last 30 years by bringing together contributions from leading authorities in the field, with emphasis placed on the most commonly investigated drugs of abuse. Emphasises the most commonly investigated drugs of abuse, including alcohol, cocaine, nicotine, and opiates Brings together the work of the leading authorities in all major areas of the field Provides novel coverage of cutting-edge methods for using cognitive neuroscience to

Chronic Pain and Addiction

Chronic Pain and Addiction
  • Author : Michael R. Clark,Glenn J. Treisman
  • Publisher : Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
  • Release : 01 January 2011
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The relationship between chronic pain and addiction Patients with chronic pain understandably seek relief from their distress and discomfort, but many medications that alleviate pain are potentially addictive, and most chronic pain conditions only have a temporary response to opiate analgesic drugs. This volume reviews the fundamental topics that underlie the complex relationships of this controversial domain. The authors review behavioral models and practical methods for understanding and treating chronic pain and addiction including methods to formulate patients with complex

Addictive Disorders

Addictive Disorders
  • Author : Michael F. Fleming,Kristen Lawton Barry
  • Publisher : Year Book Medical Pub
  • Release : 28 June 1992
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Focuses on ambulatory care of patients adversely affected by addictive substances such as tobacco and alcohol. Topics include urine drug screening, medical withdrawal and detoxification, smoking cessation strategies, and substance abuse in adolescents, women and elderly patients.

Neuroimaging in Addiction

Neuroimaging in Addiction
  • Author : Bryon Adinoff,Elliot A. Stein
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 02 November 2011
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Neuroimaging in Addiction presents an up-to-date, comprehensive review of the functional and structural imaging human studies that have greatly advanced our understanding of this complex disorder. Approaching addiction from a conceptual rather than a substance-specific perspective, this book integrates broad neuropsychological constructs that consider addiction as a neuroplastic process with genetic, developmental, and substance-induced contributions. The internationally recognized contributors to this volume are leaders in clinical imaging with expertise that spans the addiction spectrum. Following a general introduction, an overview

Pathways of Addiction

Pathways of Addiction
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Committee on Opportunities in Drug Abuse Research
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 October 1996
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Drug abuse persists as one of the most costly and contentious problems on the nation's agenda. Pathways of Addiction meets the need for a clear and thoughtful national research agenda that will yield the greatest benefit from today's limited resources. The committee makes its recommendations within the public health framework and incorporates diverse fields of inquiry and a range of policy positions. It examines both the demand and supply aspects of drug abuse. Pathways of Addiction offers a fact-filled, highly

Never Enough

Never Enough
  • Author : Judith Grisel
  • Publisher : Anchor Books
  • Release : 28 June 2022
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"Addiction is epidemic and catastrophic. With more than one in every five people over the age of fourteen addicted, drug abuse has been called the most formidable health problem worldwide. If we are not victims ourselves, we all know someone struggling with the merciless compulsion to alter their experience by changing how their brain functions. Drawing on years of research--as well as personal experience as a recovered addict--researcher and professor Judy Grisel has reached a fundamental conclusion: for the addict,

Behavioral Neuroscience of Drug Addiction

Behavioral Neuroscience of Drug Addiction
  • Author : David W. Self,Julie K. Staley Gottschalk
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 18 December 2009
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Drug addiction is a chronically relapsing mental illness involving severe motivational disturbances and loss of behavioral control leading to personal dev- tation. The disorder af?icts millions of people, often co-occurring with other mental illnesses with enormous social and economic costs to society. Several decades of research have established that drugs of abuse hijack the brain’s natural reward substrates, and that chronic drug use causes aberrant alterations in these rewa- processing systems. Such aberrations may be demonstrated at the

Addiction and Self-Control

Addiction and Self-Control
  • Author : Neil Levy
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 01 December 2013
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This book brings cutting edge neuroscience and psychology into dialogue with philosophical reflection to illuminate the loss of control experienced by addicts, and thereby cast light on ordinary agency and the way in which it sometimes goes wrong.

Addiction Neuroethics

Addiction Neuroethics
  • Author : Adrian Carter,Wayne Hall,Judy Illes
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 28 June 2022
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Research increasingly suggests that addiction has a genetic and neurobiological basis, but efforts to translate research into effective clinical treatments and social policy needs to be informed by careful ethical analyses of the personal and social implications. Scientists and policy makers alike must consider possible unintended negative consequences of neuroscience research so that the promise of reducing the burden and incidence of addiction can be fully realized and new advances translated into clinically meaningful and effective treatments. This volume brings

Handbook of Reward and Decision Making

Handbook of Reward and Decision Making
  • Author : Jean-Claude Dreher,Leon Tremblay
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 04 June 2009
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This book addresses a fundamental question about the nature of behavior: how does the brain process reward and makes decisions when facing multiple options? The book presents the most recent and compelling lesion, neuroimaging, electrophysiological and computational studies, in combination with hormonal and genetic studies, which have led to a clearer understanding of neural mechanisms behind reward and decision making. The neural bases of reward and decision making processes are of great interest to scientists because of the fundamental role

Drugs, Brains, and Behavior

Drugs, Brains, and Behavior
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 28 June 2022
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"Drugs, Brains, and Behavior" is an online textbook written by C. Robin Timmons and Leonard W. Hamilton. The book was previously published by Prentice Hall, Inc. in 1990 as "Principles of Behavioral Pharmacology." The authors attempt to develop an understanding of the interpenetration of brain, behavior and environment. They discuss the chemistry of behavior in both the literal sense of neurochemistry and the figurative sense of an analysis of the reactions with the environment.

Advances in the Neuroscience of Addiction

Advances in the Neuroscience of Addiction
  • Author : Cynthia M. Kuhn,George F. Koob
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 12 April 2010
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Understanding the phenomenon of long-lasting vulnerability to addiction is essential to developing successful treatments. Written by an international team of authorities in their respective fields, Advances in the Neuroscience of Addiction provides an excellent overview of the available and emerging approaches used to investigate the biol